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    Executive Power and the Constitution

    Attorney Miguel Estrada and Professor Charles Ogletree debated the U.S. House of Representatives resolution to sue President Obama over the implementation of the health care…

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    Supreme Court Book Forum

    Authors spoke about Supreme Court issues and operations. They included Clare Cushman, Courtwatchers: Eyewitness Accounts in Supreme Court History, Anthony Franze, The Last Justice,…

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    Summer Reading with Jeffrey Toobin

    Jeffrey Toobin said he was reading Robert Caro’s The Passage of Power and Mission to Paris by Alan Furst. He was interviewed June 5, 2012, while at the annual book publishing trade…

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    Book Discussion on The Oath

    Jeffrey Toobin talked about his book, The Oath: The Obama White House v. The Supreme Court. He was interviewed while at the annual book publishing trade show, Book Expo America, held June…

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    Jeffrey Toobin on the Supreme Court

    Jeffrey Toobin talked about U.S. Supreme Court as a political institution. In his remarks he gave a history of nominations under various presidents and the case rulings to support his…

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    Open Courts

    Attorneys, judges, and law professors talked about ways to make the courts more open and transparent to the public. Topics included media coverage of major court cases, cameras in…

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    Book Discussion on Supreme Power: Franklin Roosevelt vs. the Supreme Court

    Jeff Shesol recalls Franklin Roosevelt’s confrontation with the U.S. Supreme Court over objections to vital elements of his New Deal legislation.  In 1937 the president announced…

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    Future of Guantanamo Prison

    Participants spoke about the future of the detention facility and Guantanamo Bay Cuba and the eventual disposition of detainees at the facility when it closes. Among the topics the…

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    Media and the Supreme Court

    Legal scholars and journalists discussed the nomination of Justice Sonia Sotomayor to the Court, the public’s understanding of the Court, and the media’s role in educating the…

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